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Monthly Archives: September 2014
Parsha Ha’azinu records the song that God had commanded Moses to teach to the Israelites; a song which would be for God “a witness against the Children of Israel”. This is the second of two songs of the Torah. The first was … Continue reading
Parsha Nitzavim and Parsha Vayelech, which are read in tandem this week, complete the series of discourses delivered by Moses to the Children of Israel, as they camped on the threshold of the Promised Lands.
There is an almost desperate tone to the message Moses seeks to impart to the Children of Israel, which is recorded in Parsha Ki Tavo. Simply, obey the law and be blessed; fail to heed the word of God, disobey the … Continue reading